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Yanovskaya, Sofya

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Sofya
Middle Name or Initial: 
Aleksandrovna
Last Name: 
Yanovskaya
Place and Date of Birth: 
1/31/1896 (Pruzhany)
Place and Date of Death: 
10/24/66

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.Sc. 1918
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1935
Most Recent Employer: 
Moscow State University
Field(s): 
History of Mathematics
Mathematical Logic
philosophy of mathematics

Uspenskiy, Vladimir

First Name: 
Vladimir
Middle Name or Initial: 
A.
Last Name: 
Uspenskiy
Place and Date of Birth: 
11/27/1930 (Moscow, USSR)
Employer at time of interview: 
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1955
Degree 1 (School): 
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1964
Most Recent Employer: 
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Field(s): 
Foundation of Mathematics
Mathematical Logic
Computability theory
mathematical linguistics

Vladimir A. Uspensky (born November 27, 1930, Moscow) is a Russian mathematician, linguist, writer, doctor of physics and mathematics (1964). He is the author of numerous papers on mathematical logic and linguistics. In addition, he has also penned a number of memoir essays. Uspensky initiated a reform of linguistic education in Russia.

Commentary: 

Commentary from Upensky: I am Vladimir A. Uspenskiy (alias Uspensky, Uspenski, Uspenskii, Uspenskij, Ouspenski). Fifteen years ago in my passport my last name was spelled "Ouspenski", now it spelled "Uspenskiy". My present position --- Professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University (School of Mathematics). Dynkin and Kolmogorov were my teachers in mathematics.

Trakhtenbrot, Boris

First Name: 
Boris
Middle Name or Initial: 
A.
Last Name: 
Trakhtenbrot
Place and Date of Birth: 
2/19/1921 (Brichevo, Bessarabia)
Most Recent Employer: 
Tel Aviv University
Field(s): 
Mathematical Logic
Computer Science

Esenin-Volpin, Alexander

First Name: 
Alexander
Middle Name or Initial: 
Sergeyevich
Last Name: 
Esenin-Volpin
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/12/1924 (Leningrad)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1946
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Boston University
Field(s): 
Mathematical Logic
Poetry
Human Rights Activism